Watson, Farley & Williams has advised Leobersdorfer Maschinenfabrik (LMF), a portfolio company of the Equita private equity company, on a new financing agreement with European private capital fund manager Metric Capital Partners.
The financing by Metric is expected to support further international growth to reinforce LMF’s positioning as a global provider of premium compressor systems.
Leobersdorfer Maschinenfabrik is headquartered in Leobersdorf, Austria, and is a leading manufacturer of made-to-order high-pressure piston compressors for natural gases, process gases and air. LMF’s compression solutions are provided for a range of niche applications in the oil and gas industry. Equita is an independent private equity company unaffiliated to banks, acquiring majority stakes in medium-sized companies in the German-speaking markets.
The WFW team advising EQUITA and LMF on the facility and related documentation was led by WFW Partner Stefan Kilgus, with support from Simon Preisenberger and Associates Alexander Wojtek and Marcus Mutzelburg.